David Archuleta, 'No Matter How Far': Exclusive Album Premiere
Archuleta, 23, said he is “working” and writing new music, but he is going to be in control of his own future and not beholden to “higher-ups” as he was in the past. “The mission helped me not be so self-conscious,” he said.
He added that after two years of charity work, the shallowness of the Los Angeles lifestyle disturbed him.
“It freaked me out,” he said. “ To come back to the entertainment world where it’s all about you and how important you are, and letting everybody know that.”
David Archuleta 'Excited' to Shoot Philippine TV series
Archuleta said he found “amazing, talented people” in his home state of Utah, and teased an upcoming trip where he will be working on new music with the musicians he described as "hidden gems."
He concluded that he will not share the music just yet, as he wants it “to be right,” but welcomes feedback via Twitter and his new Instagram page.
Watch Archuleta's vlog below: